All but a prisoner in the exotic Malayan retreat she shares with her Chinese financier husband, Yuan Sing (Paul Lukas), British singer Sadie Merivale (Kay Walsh) begins a dangerous affair with nearby plantation owner Harold Marquess (Wallace Douglas). But when Sing discovers his wife’s betrayal, he plots to regain his honor by slowly torturing her lover to death.
A young British woman marries a Chinese mandarin then falls in love with an Englishman. The mandarin plots his revenge.
A Mandarin marries an English girl and tries to poison her lover.